HomeCareCon 2023: Embracing Innovation for Exceptional Home Care

HomeCareCon 2023 Annual Conference

Welcome to HomeCareCon, the ultimate gathering for home care professionals, thought leaders, and solution providers. This prestigious event, presented by the Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF), promises an extraordinary experience that will shape the future of home care. Whether you are a seasoned industry expert or a budding entrepreneur, HomeCareCon offers invaluable insights, networking opportunities, and cutting-edge solutions that will take your home care business to new heights of success.

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here – the HomeCareCon 2023! We’re thrilled to share that we’ll be showcasing our presence at this event. Get ready for an insightful exploration of why attending home care conferences is crucial, propelling leaders in the industry towards growth, effectiveness, and extraordinary accomplishments. Stay tuned for the exciting revelations!

The Countdown Begins

With excitement in the air, the countdown to HomeCareCon has officially begun. From July 31st to August 3rd, 2023, the enchanting city of Orlando, Florida, will be the backdrop for this transformative event. As the foremost conference in the home care industry, HomeCareCon is set to elevate the way we approach client care and operational excellence.

Explore HomeCareCon 2023 Theme

This year’s theme, “Lights, Camera, Action!,” invites attendees to envision a future of home care that embraces innovation and transformative change. The conference will explore how technology, client-centric approaches, and operational efficiency can be harnessed to provide exceptional care in the comfort of clients’ homes.

With a focus on action, HomeCareCon empowers attendees to turn ideas into reality, driving the home care industry forward.

A Diverse Assembly of Experts

HomeCareCon boasts an impressive lineup of industry experts, renowned speakers, and thought leaders. These luminaries will share their knowledge, expertise, and innovative ideas through engaging keynote sessions, panel discussions, and workshops. Be prepared to absorb cutting-edge insights and learn about the latest trends reshaping the home care landscape.

Attending the conference, you’ll have a glimpse of some keynote sessions:

  • Lights, Camera, Action! Making the Most of Your Private Duty Agency | July 31, 2023
    Renee Bush, Home Care Association of Florida

    Florida’s Private Duty home care market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing number of Baby Boomers seeking quality care at home. This workshop, led by HCAF’s Director of Private Duty Services Renee Bush, provides valuable insights into the industry, enabling attendees to make informed decisions about entering or expanding services in this expanding market.

  • National Home Care Update: Moving at Fast & Furious Speed
    Bill Dombi, Esq., National Association for Home Care & Hospice

    Join this session to explore the rapid changes in-home care, with NAHC President Bill Dombi’s outlook for 2023 and beyond. Discover national trends, the federal government’s influence on Florida’s home care operations, current legislation, Medicare Advantage growth, delivery model adaptations, and other industry-relevant issues.

    Don’t miss this expert briefing to stay informed and avoid potential roadblocks in the home care landscape at HomeCareCon.

  • The Real Caregiver World: A Glimpse Into the Lives of Those on the Frontlines
    Kristen Wheeler, National Association for Home Care & Hospice & Brandi Kurtyka, MissionCare Collective (myCNAjobs, CoachUp Care)

    The home-based care industry faces a critical workforce shortage, prompting the National Association for Home Care & Hospice to partner with Mission Care Collective for a groundbreaking study. This national research identified seven distinct caregiver personas, offering valuable insights into recruitment and retention. Join this session to learn how to attract and retain caregivers by adapting your organization’s culture.

  • Medicaid Managed Care Panel Discussion
    Moderated by Peter Stanfield, Synergy Consulting Services
    Lee Bowers, Senior Vice President of Medicare, Long-Term Care & Network, Sunshine Health, Ada Gutierrez, Regional Vice President, Long-Term Services & Supports, Humana, Michael Lawton, Chief Executive Officer, UnitedHealthcare Florida Health Plan

    Join a distinguished panel of managed care industry leaders for a dynamic discussion on the challenges and opportunities in today’s evolving healthcare landscape. Delve into key issues like the $15 minimum wage mandate for Medicaid workers, Medicare Advantage growth, patient-centered care, and managing healthcare costs. Discover strategies for building partnerships between providers, payers, and policymakers to enhance patient outcomes.

  • From Here to Eternity: Tips and Tools to Maximize Your Recruiting Results and Grow Your Business
    Rachel Gartner, Carework

    Discover the secrets of the backstage hiring process in this session, revealing how agencies can transform unknown talent into top-tier caregivers through effective and standardized recruitment methods. Gain practical advice on the entire hiring process and essential performance indicators to measure success throughout the journey.

  • EVV: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    Hector Garcia & Ernesto Ferriol, INMYTEAM

    This session will give insights into Florida’s Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) program. Get a comprehensive overview of clearinghouses, billing challenges, and effective resolution strategies for participants.

CareSmartz360: Leading the Innovation as an Exhibitor

Embark on a transformative journey in home care management with CareSmartz360, the game-changing all-in-one software designed to revolutionize the way you provide care. Bid farewell to scheduling headaches, billing errors, and compliance worries as our platform empowers your agency’s success.

Join us at Booth #600 during the highly anticipated HomeCareCon 2023 to meet our dynamic team members, Ruby Mehta (VP, Sales) and Mike Paladino (Account Executive). Experience firsthand how CareSmartz360 tackles the unique challenges of home care, elevating your agency to new heights. Prepare for streamlined operations, unparalleled support, and future-proof solutions that unlock the full potential of your home care agency.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary event—it’s time to revolutionize your care provision with CareSmartz360 as we exhibit at the conference and embrace the future of home care management.

Networking and Collaboration

HomeCareCon is not just about gaining knowledge; but a prime opportunity to network and collaborate with peers and industry leaders. Engage with like-minded professionals, share experiences, and build lasting relationships that can lead to fruitful partnerships.

Home care is an industry that thrives on cooperation, and HomeCareCon provides the perfect platform to foster connections that can drive mutual growth.

Addressing the Unique Needs of Clients

The Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF), the driving force behind HomeCareCon, is a highly respected trade association with a mission to advance home care and hospice as the leading solution for safe and innovative healthcare. HCAF’s dedication to leadership, inclusion, integrity, trust, excellence, and innovation is the guiding principle for HomeCareCon’s success.

A Commitment to Excellence

The Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF), the driving force behind HomeCareCon, is a highly respected trade association with a mission to advance home care and hospice as the leading solution for safe and innovative healthcare. HCAF’s dedication to leadership, inclusion, integrity, trust, excellence, and innovation serves as the guiding principles for HomeCareCon’s success.


HomeCareCon is not just a conference; it is a transformative journey that empowers individuals and organizations to shape the future of home care. With CareSmartz360 as a leading exhibitor, attendees can explore cutting-edge solutions that enhance efficiency, streamline operations, and deliver personalized care.

Mark your calendars for the unparalleled experience of HomeCareCon from July 31st to August 3rd, 2023, in Orlando, Florida. Embrace the “Lights, Camera, Action!” theme and embark on a path of innovation, collaboration, and excellence in home care.

Join us at HomeCareCon, together with CareSmartz360, and become a catalyst for the future of home care!

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